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Lake Erie fish beware: Gulf oil spill is sending fishermen here

Tom Jackson • Jul 2, 2010 at 12:05 PM


Tourism officials say they’ve noticed a trend — people deciding to fish here rather than in the Gulf.

The Gulf oil spill is creating opportunities for local charter boat captains and others as tourists seeking to deep sea fish in the Gulf are rerouting trips to Lake Erie. Apparently, fried walleye sounds more appealing than oil-encrusted flounder.

Read more in Saturday's Register about this trend and what local captains have to say about it.

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